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How to get from Islamabad Airport to Jhelum

Nestled on the east bank of the Jhelum River, Jhelum is a multi-cultural city located in Pakistan. Be sure to visit one of the many lush parks, take a boat ride up the Jhelum River and try the unique local cuisine. 

There’s only one way to make the journey from Islamabad airport to Jhelum, by taxi. Taking an Islamabad airport taxi shouldn’t take longer than 2 hours and 30 minutes to reach Jhelum and will cost around €40 (PKR 8,700), based on a taximeter. 

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PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €40 150min 24/7

How to get from Islamabad International Airport to Jhelum by Taxi

The only way to get from Islamabad International Airport to Jhelum without renting a car is to take a taxi. An Islamabad airport taxi will complete its journey in just 2 hours and 30 minutes and will cost approximately €40 (PKR 8,700).

How much is a taxi from Islamabad Airport to Jhelum?

The cost of a local taxi from Islamabad airport to Jhelum will be around €40 (PKR 8,700), based on a taximeter. If you’re comfortable haggling, you can discuss a set rate fare with your driver before getting in the vehicle.

However, if you’d prefer a set-rate fare you can rely on, we recommend booking your Islamabad airport transfer in advance with Welcome Pickups.

Cost

€40 (PKR 8,700)

Trip Duration

2 Hrs 30 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are readily available 24/7 at Islamabad Airport.

Where do I find a taxi at Islamabad Airport?

You can easily spot the taxis just outside of the arrivals hall at Islamabad airport.

Convenience

Taking a taxi from Islamabad airport is quick, easy and safe. You won’t have to wait around for public transport or navigate your way through complicated city traffic systems. Instead, you can make your way from door-to-door in just 2 hours and 30 minutes in a comfortable, private vehicle.

Editor’s Note

If your taxi doesn't have a taximeter fitted, be sure to agree on a price before getting into the car to avoid last-minute surprises.

Useful Tips

Ensure your driver resets the taximeter before beginning your journey.
Standard Islamabad airport taxis can take up to 4 passengers.
Tipping your driver isn't obligatory in Pakistan.

Frequently asked questions

What’s the distance between Jhelum and Islamabad airport?

The distance from Jhelum to Islamabad airport is around 135 km. Taking an Islamabad airport taxi shouldn’t take longer than 2 hours and 30 minutes in light traffic conditions. 

How do I go from Islamabad international airport to Jhelum?

Taking an Islamabad airport taxi is a quick and efficient way to get from Islamabad International Airport to Jhelum. The journey time is just 2 hours and 30 minutes and the cost is around €40 (PKR 8,700), based on a taximeter. 

What’s the cost of a taxi from Islamabad airport to Jhelum?

The local drivers charge around €40 (PKR 8,700) for the journey from Islamabad airport to Jhelum. They will usually use a taximeter to calculate your fare so the cost may vary depending on different factors. If you’d prefer a transfer option with a fixed rate, we recommend pre-booking with Welcome Pickups instead. 

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